John L. Street Library Notes for Wednesday, June 6
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“June… the sun is rich

And gladly pays

In golden hours

Silver days.” By John Updike

The “Books of Summer”

New Fiction: “Lost Years” by Mary Higgins Clark, the story of biblical scholar Jonathan Lyons. Lyons believes he has found the rarest of parchments. A letter written by Jesus Christ. Lyons and a select group of friends are trying to confirm his findings.

“Cinnamon Roll Murder” by Joanne Fluke, this is book 15 in the Hannah Swensen mystery with recipes series. Hannah is busy baking her famous rolls for the Cinnamon Roll Six Jazz Festival. Tragedy strikes when the tour bus overturns.

“Sins of the Father” by Jeffrey Archer, this is the second novel in the five part Clifton Chronicles series. Clifton has joined the Merchant Navy. When his ship is sunk by a German U-boat, he is saved and assumes the identity of a dead companion.

“An Accidental Affair” by Eric Jerome Dickey, this is the tantalizing tale of a high-profile marriage rocked by an unhappy accident. James Thicke is a screenwriter married to a beautiful actress. When a video of his wife having an affair goes on the Internet James is furious. Will this accidental affair cause permanent damage?

“Shoemaker’s Wife” by Adriana Trigiani, the story of two star crossed lovers, Enzo and Ciro, who meet in the haunting Italian Alps at the turn of the 20th Century. Fate steps in and sends Ciro to America. Later Enzo’s family goes to America. Will fate again step in and reunite them?

“Kill Switch” by Neal Baer, this is a heart-pounding glimpse into the world of forensic psychiatry. Claire, is a forensic psychiatrist, Quimby is a deranged inmate waiting for her in the psychiatric unit at Riker’s Island. This case may make or break her career.

“Gypped” by Carol Higgins Clark, this is a Regan Reilly mystery. Regan is in LA with her husband, Jack. They meet up with an old friend and the fun begins. But somehow the fun turns into something not so fun.

“Wind Through the Keyhole” by Stephen King, this is a Dark Tower novel. Roland is sent by his father to investigate a murderous shape shifter. He takes over Bill Streeter, the boy who is the only surviving witness. He calms the boy by telling him a story his mother used to read to him at bedtime.

New Christian Fiction: “Chasing the Sun” by Tracie Peterson, this is the first book in the new Land of the Lone Star series. Hannah Dandridge follows her father west to help care for her siblings. Trouble awaits the family, and Hannah must make difficult decisions alone.

“Warmth in Winter” by Lori Copeland and Angela Hunt, this is book three in the Heavenly Daze series. The story centers around Vernie Bidderman, owner of Mooseleuk Mercantile and Salt Gribbon, the lighthouse operator, who despite the vast differences in their struggles are being taught about the ultimate failure and frustration of self-reliance.

“A Wandering Heart” by Thomas Kinkade and Katherine Spencer, this is book three in the Angel Island series. While filming a movie on Angel Island, actress Charlie Miller falls for local fisherman Colin Doyle after he rescues her from drowning.

New Quilt Book: “Kids Can Quilt” by Dorothy Stapleton, this book has fun and easy projects for quilters of all ages. This book was donated to the library by the Trigg County Quilter’s Guild.

“Passion for Quilts” by Jim & Jan Shore, this book has 24 art inspired projects. This book was donated by the Trigg County Quilter’s Guild. Thank you for this wonderful donation.

New Reference Book: “60,001+ Best Baby Names” by Diane Stafford. If you are looking for something new this is the book for you.

New Non-fiction: “Crawfish Bottom” by Douglas A. Boyd, the story of recovering a lost Kentucky Community. An urban renewal project located on fifty acres of swampy land along the Kentucky River in northern Frankfort, KY. This is the story of a controversial neighborhood and its residents.

“Non-Drug Treatments for ADHD” by Richard Brown, this book offers new options for kids, and parents.

“Beer” by Kimberley Willis, this is a cookbook. Good food made better with beer as an ingredient. Try baby back beer ribs or hunter’s chicken.

“War Beneath the Waves” by Don Keith, this is a true story of courage and leadership aboard a World War II submarine.

“Indestructible” by Jack H. Lucas, this is the unforgettable story of a Marine hero at the battle of Iwo Jima.

“Front Burner: Al Quaeda’s Attack on the USS Cole” by Commander Kirk S. Lippold, this is the story of October 12, 2000 eleven months before the 9/11 attacks. The 8,400 ton destroyer was rocked by an enormous explosion.

“Hidden History of Kentucky in the Civil War” by Berry Craig, this is a one-of-a-kind collection of little-known tales.

“Hidden History of Kentucky Soldier’s” by Berry Craig, this is the history of Kentucky military in the 18th, 19th and 20th Centuries.

New Audio Books: “11/22/63” by Stephen King, “Secrets of the Lost Summer” by Carla Neggers, “Peach Cobbler Murder” by Joanne Fluke, “Unbroken” by Laura Hillenbrand, “Vigilante” by Stephen Cannell, “Sugar Cookie Murder” by Joanne Fluke, “Bed of Roses” by Nora Roberts and “Happy Ever After” by Nora Roberts.

New DVDs: “Rise of the Planet of the Apes,” “Prom,” “The Adventures of Tintin,” “The Fugitive,” “X-Men: First Class,” “National Lampoon’s Vacation,” “The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly,” and “How to Eat Fried Worms.”

New CDs: “Barton Hollow” by The Civil Wars, and “Helplessness Blues” by Fleet Foxes.

Computer Class: Basic Internet Class will be June 11, at 10 a.m. Call 522-6301 to sign up.

BOOK FAIR: We are having our first Book Fair, June 11 – 15, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. These are all new books just like the book fairs at school. All proceeds will go to the Summer Reading Program.

Sign Language Classes by LeKida Blackmon! LeKida will teach American Sign Language Classes at the library every Monday night in June, 6 – 7:30 p.m. The classes are free and open to all ages. Call the library 522-6301 to sign up. Happy Reading!

The Cadiz Record’s Library Notes feature is submitted by John L. Street Library Director Pam Metts.
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